Applications Open for Clean Energy Wire Grants Program!

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The Clean Energy Wire (CLEW) is offering three grants for the most promising international collaborative projects from at least two different countries on the topics of clean energy, climate policy and the shift to a low-carbon economy. Funding Information Clean Energy Wire CLEW will support successful applicants’ stories with a grant of between EUR 4,000 and 6,000.The three successful journalist teams will be invited to the 2017 Clean Energy Wire CLEW Network … [Read more...]

APWLD Call for Applications: Labour Rights Participatory Action Research for Change Programme

Deadline: 31 August 2017 Asia Pacific Forum on Women, law and Development (APWLD) is currently inviting women trade unions, workers’ groups and migrant workers groups to take part in this exciting Labour Rights Feminist Participatory Action Research (Labour FPAR) programme that aims to develop knowledge, tools and resources that support women in labour movements to shape and engage in policies regarding labour rights and strengthen women workers’ power and solidarity. APWLD will provide a … [Read more...]

Harry Ransom Center: Seeking Applications for Research Fellowships

Deadline: 15 November 2017 The Harry Ransom Center is seeking applications for Research Fellowships that support research in all areas of the humanities, including literature, photography, film, art, the performing arts, music, and cultural history. The Harry Ransom Center will award 10 dissertation fellowships and up to 50 postdoctoral fellowships for projects that require substantial on-site use of its collections. Types of Fellowships One To Three Month Fellowships $3,500 Per … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Waislitz Global Citizen Award 2017!

Deadline: 15 August 2017 Nominations are open for Waislitz Global Citizen Award 2017 that is presented by the Waislitz Foundation and Global Citizen to recognize the excellence of one individual in their work to end extreme poverty. Key Areas Global Citizenship: How does the nominee embody and exemplify the values and practices of a Global Citizen? Impact: What is the nominee’s track record of reducing extreme poverty? Innovation: How has the nominee brought new thinking to … [Read more...]

IBM: Inviting Applicants to Support their Climate Change or Environmental Projects

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The IBM is currently inviting applicants to apply for free crowdsourced supercomputing power, weather data and cloud storage to support their climate or environmental research project. They welcome scientists around the world. Through World Community Grid, Applicants computational research calculations are distributed to thousands of volunteers around the world who perform these calculations on their computer or Android devices. In doing so, they get 24/7 access to … [Read more...]

Spencer Foundation: Seeking Applications for Small Research Grants

Deadline: 1 November 2017 The Spencer Foundation is seeking applications for its Small Research Grants Program that supports education research projects. The program's aim is to fund academic work that will contribute to the improvement of education, broadly conceived. The Spencer Foundation was established in 1962 by Lyle M. Spencer. The Foundation is intended, by Spencer’s direction, to investigate ways in which education, broadly conceived, can be improved around the world. Funding … [Read more...]

TRP/ Wellcome Trust: Seeking Applications for Global Health Innovative Technology Fund (GHIT Fund)

Deadline: 21 August 2017 The Target Research Platform (TRP), in partnership with the Wellcome Trust is inviting applicants for its Global Health Innovative Technology Fund (GHIT Fund) that will focus on promoting the discovery and development of new health technologies, including drugs, vaccines, and diagnostics for infectious diseases prevalent in developing countries. The GHIT Fund endeavors to facilitate collaboration and funding of global health technology R&D originating from Japan, … [Read more...]

Apply for European Commission’s ERC Synergy Grant Programme 2018!

Deadline: 14 November 2017 The European Commission is seeking applications for its "ERC Synergy Grant" with an aim to promote substantial advances at the frontiers of knowledge, to cross-fertilize scientific fields, and to encourage new productive lines of enquiry and new methods and techniques, including unconventional approaches and investigations at the interface between established disciplines. ERC Synergy Grants are intended to enable minimum two to maximum four Principal Investigators … [Read more...]

Stigler Center: Inviting Applicants for Journalists in Residence Program

Deadline: 23 October 2017 The Stigler Center is seeking applications for its Journalists in Residence Program that provides a transformative learning experience for up-and-coming journalists from around the world, working in all forms of media. It aims to shape the next generation of leaders in business reporting. The program will take place over approximately 12 weeks at Stigler Center's Hyde Park campus, during which selected participants will audit classes, participate in events, … [Read more...]

Minor Foundation for Major Challenges: Funding Communication Projects mitigating Anthropogenic Climate Change

Deadline: 18 August 2017 The Minor Foundation for Major Challenges is seeking applications for its grant program to fund communication projects which mitigate anthropogenic climate change. The projects that have the greatest impact on influencing public opinion and increasing political support for cutting green house gas emissions are provided with the funding support. MFMC shall support the development of innovative communication strategies that engage people, and that facilitate the … [Read more...]

International Labour Organization (ILO): 2017 Global Media Competition on Labour Migration

Deadline: 27 October 2017 The International Labour Organization (ILO) has launched a global media competition to recognize exemplary media coverage on labour migration. The international competition aims at encouraging quality reporting on labour migration. The objective is to encourage quality reporting on labour migration. Such reporting is all the more significant as media often promotes a toxic public narrative based on nationality, national origin, gender and migratory status … [Read more...]

The International Visegrad Fund: Inviting NGOs/CSOs for ‘Small Grants’ Program Worldwide

Deadline: 1 October 2017 The International Visegrad Fund is seeking applications for its funding program “Small Grants” for people and organizations from the Visegrad countries (V4), Western Balkans countries (WB), countries of the Eastern Partnership (EaP) and worldwide who believe their projects can make a significant contribution to regional cooperation and the advancement of innovativeness and sustainability in Central and Eastern Europe. Each year the Visegrad Fund also supports projects … [Read more...]

International Visegrad Fund: Seeking Applications for Standard Grants Program Worldwide

Deadline: 1 October 2017 The International Visegrad Fund is inviting non-governmental, civil society organizations (NGOs and CSOs), municipalities, schools and other public institutions for its funding program “Standard Grants”. Each year the Visegrad Fund also supports projects addressing annual strategic goals of the Visegrad Group. In 2017 they include regional competitiveness and connectivity, security and stability and promotion of the V4. Grant amounts vary depending on the size and … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 Public Peace Prize!

Deadline: 1 January 2018 Nominations are open for 2018 Public Peace Prize with an aim to foster greater recognition for peacemakers and peace initiatives around the world by the general public: on local, national and international levels. The Public Peace Prize is the only peace award in the world for which the candidates are proposed, nominated and supported simply by citizens of the world. This mark of recognition allows everyone to offer their appreciation for initiatives and for people, … [Read more...]

Apply for Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Awards 2017: Recognizing Grassroots Peace Activists Worldwide!

Deadline: 6 September 2017 Are you a peacebuilder? Would international recognition and a $10,000 prize help your organisation make a bigger impact? If yes, then apply for Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Awards 2017. Peace Direct is currently accepting applications for the 5th edition of its Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Awards 2017 to reward innovative peacebuilding organisations with the potential to build sustainable peace in their communities. Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders awards offer global … [Read more...]

A List of Open Opportunities for Promotion of Peace and Democracy

Niwano Peace Foundation’s Grant Program: Building a World of Peace and Coexistence Deadline: 13 August 2017 The Niwano Peace Foundation (NPF) is currently seeking applications for its 2017 Grant Program to build a world of peace and coexistence. The Foundation makes grants in order to provide active encouragement for activities undertaken in a religious spirit and  conducted in such a way as to invite broad social participation. The Niwano Peace Foundation was chartered in 1978 to contribute … [Read more...]

GEPT Sub-Grant Program: Increasing Participation of Traditionally Marginalized Populations in Electoral Processes

Deadline Extended till 31 August 2017 The Consortium for Elections and Political Processes Strengthening (CEPPS) is inviting applicants for the Global Elections and Political Transitions (GEPT) Leader with Associates award that is a program made possible by the generous support of the American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The GEPT program supports elections and political transitions during a period of tremendous social change, marked by the … [Read more...]

Apply for GSMA Mobile for Development (M4D) Utilities Innovation Fund!

Deadline: 3 September 2017 Applications are open for the Mobile for Development (M4D) Utilities Innovation Fund with an aim to test and scale the use of mobile to improve or increase access to energy, water and sanitation services. To date, M4D Utilities estimates the trials have impacted over 2.5 million direct beneficiaries in underserved populations around the world. The grants awarded since 2013 have led to an additional $174 million raised by grantees from the private sector, showcasing … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Japan World Exposition 1970 Commemorative Fund!

Deadline: 2 October 2017 The Japan World Exposition 1970 Commemorative Fund is offering grant to projects in various fields such as international cultural exchange, international goodwill, academic study, education, and so forth. Program Activities Projects contributing to international cultural exchange and international goodwill Areas of activities contributing to international cultural exchange and international goodwill include construction of a Japanese garden or Japanese … [Read more...]

Entries Open for 2017 CGAP Photo Contest: A Chance to Win up to US$2000!

Deadline: 29 September 2017 The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) is seeking entries for its 2017 CGAP Photo Contest that will show how people in both rural and urban areas are using digital finance in innovative ways to build greater resiliency through financial tools, and conduct their financial lives. The CGAP Photo Contest is looking for original, striking images that capture the importance of financial inclusion efforts around the world. Themes Innovations in Digital … [Read more...]

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